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Aš esu Malala

Malala Jusafzai patrauk iniasklaidos d mes b dama vienuolikos kai m ra yti BBC urdu kalba apie gyvenim prasid jus Talibano re imui Prisidengusi Gulos Makai slapyvard iu ji da nai kalb davo apie eimos kov u mergai i i silavinim savo bendruomen je br met spal Talibanas pasik sino Malal Gr tant autobusu i mokyklos mergaitei galv pataik kulka Malala per stebukl liko gyva ir t sia kov u moksl br Esu i alies sukurtos vidurnakti Kai vos nenumiriau buvo ka tik po vidurdienio br A esu Malala stabus pasakojimas apie eim kuri i gimtos alies i vijo terorizmas apie kov u mergai i teis moksl apie t v kuris pats b damas mokyklos savininkas palaik ir ragino dukter ra yti ir lankyti mokykl ir apie dr sius t vus kurie be galo myli savo dukter nors j visuomen vertina tik s nus A esu Malala privers jus patik ti vieno mogaus balso galia sukelti poky ius pasaulyje br Kai Talibanas u m Svato sl n Pakistane Malala Juzafsai Malala Yousafzai ry osi pasisakyti met spalio devint antradien vos nesumok jo u tai savo gyvybe Ji buvo pa auta galv i arti kai autobusu va iavo namo i mokyklos Nedaug kas tik jo kad Malala i gyvens Ta iau Malala stebuklingai pasveiko ir i atokaus iaur s Pakistano kaimelio pateko Jungtini Taut b stin s Niujorke sales Sulaukusi e iolikos ji tapo pasauliniu taikaus protesto simboliu ir jauniausia pretendente Nobelio taikos premij br KRISTINA LEMB Christina Lamb yra viena geriausi u sienio koresponden i pasaulyje Ji mok si Oksforde ir Harvarde yra i leidusi penkias knygas gavusi daugyb apdovanojim


On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street, #1)

b Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years But all her secrets are about to be laid bare b br br Four years ago Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland burying her grief ignoring her demons and forging ahead without attachments Her solitary life is working well until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core br br Braden Carmichael is used to getting what he wants and he s determined to get Jocelyn into his bed Knowing how skittish she is about entering a relationship Braden proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction without any strings attached br br But after an intrigued Jocelyn accepts she realizes that Braden won t be satisfied with just mind blowing passion The stubborn Scotsman is intent on truly knowing her down to the very soul


Siddhartha: Young Buddha's Quest for Esoteric Enlightenment (Aziloth Books)

Hermann Hesse s masterpiece challenges almost every possible world view in seeking an answer to the mystery of existence Ostensibly it is the story of an Indian youth born a privileged Brahmin who rejects his upbringing and seeks meaning to his life in a series of adventures from wandering ascetic to indulgent hedonist But Hesse uses this quest to reveal the necessity of experimentation of experience in the search for enlightenment and ultimately the wisdom of following one s own heart


My First Love (Love Stories For Young Adults, #1)

Amy Wyse has everything except love She doesn t want a boyfriend to get in the way of her dreams of college and a swimming scholarship goals toward which she s worked hard But then she s swept off her feet by Chris Shepherd an irresistible senior from the swim team Suddenly Amy has romance u and u a promising future Or does she As she spends more and more time with Chris her grades plummet and her swimming deteriorates Amy thought she could have it all but will she be left with nothing instead


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Si el Ulises de James Joyce se considera no s lo como su obra maestra sino tambi n como una de las cumbres de la literatura contempor nea el Retrato del artista adolescente tambi n suele ser considerada como una obra merecedora por s misma para situar a su autor entre los grandes escritores del siglo XX Si en algo difiere de las otras autobiograf as es una mayor ingenuidad Se distingue de ellas en el nfasis que pone en las aventuras emotivas e intelectuales del protagonista


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader's Edition Of The Classic Holiday Tale

In October Charles Dickens heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher began work on a book to help supplement his family s meagre income That volume i A Christmas Carol i has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language As much a part of the holiday season as holly mistletoe and evergreen wreaths this perennial favourite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill br br With its characters exhibiting many qualities as well as failures often ascribed to Dickens himself the imaginative and entertaining tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge s eerie encounters with a series of spectral visitors Journeying with them through Christmases past present and future he is ultimately transformed from an arrogant obstinate and insensitive miser to a generous warm hearted and caring human being Written by one of England s greatest and most popular novelists i A Christmas Carol i has come to epitomize the true meaning of Christmas


Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck?

What does it mean to be young today br In the summer of Robin Marantz Henig wrote a provocative article for the New York Times Magazine called What Is It About Somethings It generated enormous reader response and started a conversation that included both millennials and baby boomers Now working with her millennial daughter Samantha she expands the project to give us a full portrait of what it means to be in your twenties today br Looking through many lenses the Henigs ask whether emerging adulthood has truly become a new rite of passage They examine the latest neuroscience and psychological research the financial pressures young people face now changing cultural expectations the aftereffects of helicopter parenting and the changes that have arisen from social media and all things Internet Most important they have surveyed more than millennials and baby boomers to give voice to both viewpoints of a conversation that is usually one sided br


The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set 1-7 (adult)

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


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A Midsummer Nights Dream for Young People (Shakespeare for Young People Series, Volume 1)

Shakespeare s intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander Bad news is Hermia s father wants Demetrius for a son in law On the outside is Helena whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena In the forest unbeknownst to the mortals Oberon and Titania King and Queen of the faeries are having a spat over a servant boy The plot twists up when Oberon s head mischief maker Puck runs loose with a flower which causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking Throw in a group of labourers preparing a play for the Duke s wedding one of whom is given a donkey s head and Titania for a lover by Puck and the complications become fantastically funny


Bridge to Terabithia 비밀의 숲 테라비시아

THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN IN KOREAN br br The life of a ten year old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway Terabithia during a storm br br FROM THE PUBLISHER br All summer Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade and when the year s first school yard race was run he was going to win But his victory was stolen by a newcomer by a girl one who didn t even know enough to stay on the girls side of the playground Then unexpectedly Jess finds himself sticking up for Leslie for the girl who breaks rules and wins races The friendship between the two grows as Jess guides the city girl through the pitfalls of life in their small rural town and Leslie draws him into the world of imaginations world of magic and ceremony called Terabithia Here Leslie and Jess rule supreme among the oaks and evergreens safe from the bullies and ridicule of the mundane world Safe until an unforeseen tragedy forces Jess to reign in Terabithia alone and both worlds are forever changed br In this poignant beautifully rendered novel Katherine Paterson weaves a powerful story of friendship and courage br br About the Author br Katherine Paterson is one of the world s most renowned children s book authors Ms Paterson has received the National Book Award twice and has won the Newbery Medal for both Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved She is also the author of two other I Can Read Books featuring Marvin The Smallest Cow in the World and Marvin s Best Christmas Present Ever Ms Paterson lives in Barre Vermont br br Winner of the Newbery Medal


Trinity Stones (Adapted for Young Adults)

This is the Adapted for Young Adult Reader version of TRINITY STONES The Angelorum Twelve Chronicles br br Angel Paranormal Romantic Suspense Urban Fantasy First book in a four part series No cliffhangers br br Anxiety ridden New York investment banker Cara Collins has little to smile about on her th birthday between a hostile work environment and her impossible romantic situation with her longtime friend and first love Dr Kai Solomon But before the day ends she learns she has inherited million a windfall that must remain secret or risk the lives of those close to her br br As Cara unravels the truth surrounding her inheritance she makes a startling discovery angels walk among the living and they re getting ready to engage in a battle that will determine the future of the human race In the midst of these revelations she meets mysterious and sophisticated Simon Young who offers her the promise of romance for the first time since Kai br br But when Kai and his daughter are kidnapped by dark forces Cara must choose accept her place in a year old prophecy foretold in the Trinity Stones as the First of the Twelve who will lead the final battle between good and evil or risk losing everything she holds dear


Literature for Today's Young Adults

Writing with the belief that students will have a better chance of becomming life long readers if they have choices and enjoy what they read this work offers an introduction to young adult literature framed within literary historical and social contexts The authors give teachers criteria for evaluating books of all genres


The Time Machine, Junior Classics for young readers

This shortened work is absolutely brilliant for young readers Everything is exemplified to a compact version which doe snot deviate from the main theme of the story


Treasure Island (Classics for Young Adults)

A mysterious seaman hides at a country inn cut throats raid a sleepy English village suddenly young Jim Hawkins becomes the owner of a map leading to a lost tropical island and a fortune in stolen gold Three adventures Jim Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey set out to find the treasure But they trust the one they should most fear Long John Silver Charming brave ruthless murderous Silver fills the squire s ship with pirates And on the desolate fever infested island the quest for gold becomes a deadly war of hide and seek Desperate defenders against merciless killers battling over a cursed treasure won with blood buried with blood sought with blood Incredible wealth that Jim and his friends can only claim


Nothing Is Lost: A Young Adult Novel

Be careful what you wish for br Micky desperately yearns to find her Rock God father Ricky who disappeared before she was born Problem Ricky doesn t even know that she exists no chance he ll be looking for her If that s not enough her best friend since the beginning of school has moved away leaving Micky with no idea where she now fits br br Enter Fin the larger than life new arrival at Southgate High She s everything that Micky thinks she is not ambitious super bright and not afraid of anyone Sharing quirky irreverent humor they quickly become friends br br But friendship with Fin is complicated She s quick to deal out her own brand of rough justice when she sees wrongdoing Girls don t do that Hello social exile br br Fin s precarious home life reaches a tipping point There s trouble at Micky s too Serious trouble And what about Micky s father br br In an explosive confrontation their worlds collide with devastating consequences br br What really happened Who can Micky trust br br Is everything lost br br This book will appeal to teen and young adult readers who enjoy contemporary realistic fiction with a gritty edge It examines friendship family issues and the drama of coming of age Approximately words in length Have a look inside scroll up and try it for free


At First Sight (Love Stories For Young Adults, #32)

Allie Parker is dreading Christmas vacation in Thornhill She d rather stay at her boarding school than go home where she ll have to watch her flaky twin sisters and their superficial friends earn their Ph D s in flirting So when Allie meets cute Ben Harrington on the way there things begin to look up p But Allie s hopes for a winter romance vanish when she discovers that Ben moved from Thornhill last year and is part of her sisters crowd He s a star basketball player who has dated the most popular girls at Thornhill High Allie writes him off There s no way he d be interested in a serious girl like her anyway But the more Allie sees of Ben the less he seems like a typical jock Is there more to Ben than meets the eye p


Get Started in Writing Young Adult Fiction

Practical guidance advice and tips to make your Young Adult Fiction writing stand out and get noticed br br This is an authoritative and engaging introduction to writing young adult fiction for the complete beginner It will help you understand how the genre works the big do s and don t s as well as giving you the inspiration and motivation you actually need to write Written by a leading literary agent who knows what it takes to make it in this market this book will give you the advice and tips you need to stand out An essential book for anyone hoping to emulate the success and addictive qualities that characterize books like The Hunger Games Twilight Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars


SWAB (A Young Adult Science Fiction Dystopian Novel)

Young Adult Dystopian SWAB Scarb are the enemy The enemy The enemy I told myself this over and over They murdered my parents They rape the land and kill humans as if they are the vermin They took Ray I ran water over my face looked at my eyes with their double lenses like two blue lakes one navy one ice The enemy And now I m one of them br br Ray I can almost see his brown eyes and feel the warmth of his touch like a sun warmed towel on my skin Will you still love me now that I m everything you hate br br Seven years ago most of humanity transformed into a mutated species known as scarb With their superior speed protective platted chitin bone structure and deadly barbs they easily slaughter un changed humans Cat and a small pocket of humans have survived But when the scarb capture Cat s boyfriend she is determined to face an entire colony of the ruthless creatures to get him back She quickly discovers she must confront not only her enemy but the strengths and weakness inside her when she becomes scarb herself br br In Swab Heather Choate delivers a captivating combination of suspense romance and self discovery as Cat faces a treacherous world and uncertain future Fresh riveting and rich with surprise this Dystopian series will leave readers hungry for more


It Had to Be You (Love Stories For Young Adults, #10)

Rebecca Lowe s in love The only problem is she s never even met the guy Or has she After weeks of exchanging love letters across the Internet Rebecca s finally going to have a face to face date with her cybercrush at the homecoming dance But when ugh Jordan West is waiting in their secret meeting spot a dumbfounded Rebecca doesn t know what to do Nothing bothers Rebecca more than Jordan s save the world attitude yet no one seems to understand her like he does Will this Mr Wrong turn out to be oh so right


Wacht op mij (Young adult)

Wacht op mij begint drie jaar na Mia s ongeluk Adam en zijn band zijn inmiddels doorgebroken Aan de vooravond van hun wereldtournee is Adam in New York eenzaam en ongelukkig Sommige mensen denken dat roem alles oplost maar Adam kan zijn succes niet aan Om door te kunnen gaan met zijn leven zal hij eerst zijn verleden moeten accepteren


Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism

Today s young adult literature is every bit as complex as the audience it s written for unflinchingly addressing such topics as homosexuality mental illness AIDS and drug abuse In this much expanded revision of his book veteran author Michael Cart shows how the best of contemporary YA lit has evolved to tackle such daunting subjects without resorting to sensationalism He brings his historical survey of this category fully up to date covering its explosive growth in the past decade and advocating that librarians and teachers look beyond romance and horror when advising young adults This survey helps YA librarians who want to freshen up their readers advisory skills teachers who use novels in the classroom and adult services librarians who increasingly find themselves addressing the queries of teen patrons by covering the following Reading habits of today s teens Influence of new technologies and formats New YA lit awards This insightful and often humorous work presents the evolution of YA lit in an appealing way making it equally useful for students of literary studies You ll definitely update your recommended to read lists after a spin through Cart s advisory


Oliver Twist: A Play for Young Audiences

Originally produced by the Goodman Theatre of Chicago this spirited play captures on stage the suspense which is found in the original Dickens story Hailed as thrilling the play follows the adventures of the young orphan Oliver has he encounters all of Dickens memorable characters Treated terribly at the orphanage and feed only gruel Oliver runs away to London only to fall into the clutches of a gang of thieves There is the conjuring Fagin the good hearted Nancy the rascal Dodger and the bullying Bill Sykes Played out against the background of Victorian London the play captures Dickens world brilliantly This adaptation was one of the first written especially for young audiences building on playwright Muriel Browne s desire to bring the classics to young people Published by Classic Youth Plays preserving the best in innovative children and youth theatre including plays that broke new ground pioneering playwrights and plays that have stood the test of time


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Playaway Young Adult)

Here are classic thrillers by a master of suspense The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde explores the split nature of man Dr Jekyll a respectable man transforms into an alter ego named Mr Hyde who carries out all the wickedness Dr Jekyll represses In the body of Mr Hyde Jekyll finds freedom from the bonds of social convention but soon finds himself lured deeper into violence and ultimately murder The second tale Markheim tells of a robber named Markheim who murders a shopkeeper on Christmas day Award winning British narrator Ralph Cosham does justice to these bone chilling tales


Wizard of Oz (Young Reading Level 2)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is more than a story It is a door to the world of wonder and magic It is a new set of childhood friends br br It is a far away place where wishes are granted and dreams become real yet where the heart still yearns for home


The Magician's Nephew (Thorndike Young Adult)

In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia C S Lewis shows us how it all began the glorious birth of the land of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory s peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment they set off on the adventure of a lifetime When they touch Uncle Andrew s magic rings the children are hurtled into the Wood Between the Worlds and soon find they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there


Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"

There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told writes Lena Dunham and it certainly takes guts to share the stories that make up her first book i Not That Kind of Girl i These are stories about getting your butt touched by your boss about friendship and dieting kind of and having two existential crises before the age of Stories about travel both successful and less so and about having the kind of sex where you feel like keeping your sneakers on in case you have to run away during the act Stories about proving yourself to a room of year old men in Hollywood and showing up to an outlandishly high fashion event with the crustiest red nose you ever saw Fearless smart and as heartbreakingly honest as ever i Not That Kind of Girl i establishes Lena Dunham as more than a hugely talented director actress and producer it announces her as a fresh and vibrant new literary voice


Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults

div p p div This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing MI to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context Filled with vivid examples sample dialogues and dos and don ts the book shows how conducting MI from a developmentally informed standpoint can help practitioners quickly build rapport with young patients enhance their motivation to make healthy changes and overcome ambivalence Experts on specific adolescent problems describe MI applications in such key areas as substance abuse smoking sexual risk taking eating disorders and obesity chronic illness management and externalizing and internalizing behavior problems div p p div


Don't Listen to Your Parents: And 20 Other Thoughts for Teens, Young Adults, and People Older Than Young Adults

Andrew Krehbiel was raised to live life with value and meaning His parents taught him how to work hard show respect and have fun Growing up he had it all Except his own path to life He had followed others for too long He saw his college friends without jobs He saw millionaires file for bankruptcy He saw sex as the only measure of social success He saw smart people believe they were failures people who weren t good enough for the world around them And he believed every one of them Until now Take a journey through Andrew Krehbiel s mind as he speaks about religion sex violence sports freedom and many other topics In these essays he explores how to put one s own happiness first how to stop being angry at everything and how to look at the world through a lens of love and forgiveness This book is his truth


A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature

b Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors illustrators and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children and nurturing their love of reading b br br A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children It s divided into four sections br br Reading to Them br Choosing and sharing board books and picture books with babies and very young children br Reading with Them br Launching the new reader with easy readers and chapter books br Reading on Their Own br Exploring what children read and how they read by genre and gender br Leaving Them Alone br Respecting the reading privacy of the young adult br br Roger Sutton knows how and why children read He must as the editor in chief of THE HORN BOOK which since has been America s best source for reviews of books for young readers But for many parents selecting books for their children can make them feel lost Now in this essential resource Roger Sutton and Martha V Parravano executive editor at the magazine offer thoughtful essays that consider how books are read to and then by young people They invite such leading authors and artists as Maurice Sendak Katherine Paterson Margaret Mahy and Jon Scieszka as well as a selection of top critics to add their voices about the genres they know best The result is an indispensable readers companion to everything from wordless board books to the most complex and daring young adult novels


Aš esu Malala

Malala Jusafzai patrauk iniasklaidos d mes b dama vienuolikos kai m ra yti BBC urdu kalba apie gyvenim prasid jus Talibano re imui Prisidengusi Gulos Makai slapyvard iu ji da nai kalb davo apie eimos kov u mergai i i silavinim savo bendruomen je br met spal Talibanas pasik sino Malal Gr tant autobusu i mokyklos mergaitei galv pataik kulka Malala per stebukl liko gyva ir t sia kov u moksl br Esu i alies sukurtos vidurnakti Kai vos nenumiriau buvo ka tik po vidurdienio br A esu Malala stabus pasakojimas apie eim kuri i gimtos alies i vijo terorizmas apie kov u mergai i teis moksl apie t v kuris pats b damas mokyklos savininkas palaik ir ragino dukter ra yti ir lankyti mokykl ir apie dr sius t vus kurie be galo myli savo dukter nors j visuomen vertina tik s nus A esu Malala privers jus patik ti vieno mogaus balso galia sukelti poky ius pasaulyje br Kai Talibanas u m Svato sl n Pakistane Malala Juzafsai Malala Yousafzai ry osi pasisakyti met spalio devint antradien vos nesumok jo u tai savo gyvybe Ji buvo pa auta galv i arti kai autobusu va iavo namo i mokyklos Nedaug kas tik jo kad Malala i gyvens Ta iau Malala stebuklingai pasveiko ir i atokaus iaur s Pakistano kaimelio pateko Jungtini Taut b stin s Niujorke sales Sulaukusi e iolikos ji tapo pasauliniu taikaus protesto simboliu ir jauniausia pretendente Nobelio taikos premij br KRISTINA LEMB Christina Lamb yra viena geriausi u sienio koresponden i pasaulyje Ji mok si Oksforde ir Harvarde yra i leidusi penkias knygas gavusi daugyb apdovanojim


On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street, #1)

b Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years But all her secrets are about to be laid bare b br br Four years ago Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland burying her grief ignoring her demons and forging ahead without attachments Her solitary life is working well until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core br br Braden Carmichael is used to getting what he wants and he s determined to get Jocelyn into his bed Knowing how skittish she is about entering a relationship Braden proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction without any strings attached br br But after an intrigued Jocelyn accepts she realizes that Braden won t be satisfied with just mind blowing passion The stubborn Scotsman is intent on truly knowing her down to the very soul


Siddhartha: Young Buddha's Quest for Esoteric Enlightenment (Aziloth Books)

Hermann Hesse s masterpiece challenges almost every possible world view in seeking an answer to the mystery of existence Ostensibly it is the story of an Indian youth born a privileged Brahmin who rejects his upbringing and seeks meaning to his life in a series of adventures from wandering ascetic to indulgent hedonist But Hesse uses this quest to reveal the necessity of experimentation of experience in the search for enlightenment and ultimately the wisdom of following one s own heart


My First Love (Love Stories For Young Adults, #1)

Amy Wyse has everything except love She doesn t want a boyfriend to get in the way of her dreams of college and a swimming scholarship goals toward which she s worked hard But then she s swept off her feet by Chris Shepherd an irresistible senior from the swim team Suddenly Amy has romance u and u a promising future Or does she As she spends more and more time with Chris her grades plummet and her swimming deteriorates Amy thought she could have it all but will she be left with nothing instead


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Si el Ulises de James Joyce se considera no s lo como su obra maestra sino tambi n como una de las cumbres de la literatura contempor nea el Retrato del artista adolescente tambi n suele ser considerada como una obra merecedora por s misma para situar a su autor entre los grandes escritores del siglo XX Si en algo difiere de las otras autobiograf as es una mayor ingenuidad Se distingue de ellas en el nfasis que pone en las aventuras emotivas e intelectuales del protagonista


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader's Edition Of The Classic Holiday Tale

In October Charles Dickens heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher began work on a book to help supplement his family s meagre income That volume i A Christmas Carol i has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language As much a part of the holiday season as holly mistletoe and evergreen wreaths this perennial favourite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill br br With its characters exhibiting many qualities as well as failures often ascribed to Dickens himself the imaginative and entertaining tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge s eerie encounters with a series of spectral visitors Journeying with them through Christmases past present and future he is ultimately transformed from an arrogant obstinate and insensitive miser to a generous warm hearted and caring human being Written by one of England s greatest and most popular novelists i A Christmas Carol i has come to epitomize the true meaning of Christmas


Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck?

What does it mean to be young today br In the summer of Robin Marantz Henig wrote a provocative article for the New York Times Magazine called What Is It About Somethings It generated enormous reader response and started a conversation that included both millennials and baby boomers Now working with her millennial daughter Samantha she expands the project to give us a full portrait of what it means to be in your twenties today br Looking through many lenses the Henigs ask whether emerging adulthood has truly become a new rite of passage They examine the latest neuroscience and psychological research the financial pressures young people face now changing cultural expectations the aftereffects of helicopter parenting and the changes that have arisen from social media and all things Internet Most important they have surveyed more than millennials and baby boomers to give voice to both viewpoints of a conversation that is usually one sided br


The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set 1-7 (adult)

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


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A Midsummer Nights Dream for Young People (Shakespeare for Young People Series, Volume 1)

Shakespeare s intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander Bad news is Hermia s father wants Demetrius for a son in law On the outside is Helena whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena In the forest unbeknownst to the mortals Oberon and Titania King and Queen of the faeries are having a spat over a servant boy The plot twists up when Oberon s head mischief maker Puck runs loose with a flower which causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking Throw in a group of labourers preparing a play for the Duke s wedding one of whom is given a donkey s head and Titania for a lover by Puck and the complications become fantastically funny


Bridge to Terabithia 비밀의 숲 테라비시아

THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN IN KOREAN br br The life of a ten year old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway Terabithia during a storm br br FROM THE PUBLISHER br All summer Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade and when the year s first school yard race was run he was going to win But his victory was stolen by a newcomer by a girl one who didn t even know enough to stay on the girls side of the playground Then unexpectedly Jess finds himself sticking up for Leslie for the girl who breaks rules and wins races The friendship between the two grows as Jess guides the city girl through the pitfalls of life in their small rural town and Leslie draws him into the world of imaginations world of magic and ceremony called Terabithia Here Leslie and Jess rule supreme among the oaks and evergreens safe from the bullies and ridicule of the mundane world Safe until an unforeseen tragedy forces Jess to reign in Terabithia alone and both worlds are forever changed br In this poignant beautifully rendered novel Katherine Paterson weaves a powerful story of friendship and courage br br About the Author br Katherine Paterson is one of the world s most renowned children s book authors Ms Paterson has received the National Book Award twice and has won the Newbery Medal for both Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved She is also the author of two other I Can Read Books featuring Marvin The Smallest Cow in the World and Marvin s Best Christmas Present Ever Ms Paterson lives in Barre Vermont br br Winner of the Newbery Medal


Trinity Stones (Adapted for Young Adults)

This is the Adapted for Young Adult Reader version of TRINITY STONES The Angelorum Twelve Chronicles br br Angel Paranormal Romantic Suspense Urban Fantasy First book in a four part series No cliffhangers br br Anxiety ridden New York investment banker Cara Collins has little to smile about on her th birthday between a hostile work environment and her impossible romantic situation with her longtime friend and first love Dr Kai Solomon But before the day ends she learns she has inherited million a windfall that must remain secret or risk the lives of those close to her br br As Cara unravels the truth surrounding her inheritance she makes a startling discovery angels walk among the living and they re getting ready to engage in a battle that will determine the future of the human race In the midst of these revelations she meets mysterious and sophisticated Simon Young who offers her the promise of romance for the first time since Kai br br But when Kai and his daughter are kidnapped by dark forces Cara must choose accept her place in a year old prophecy foretold in the Trinity Stones as the First of the Twelve who will lead the final battle between good and evil or risk losing everything she holds dear


Literature for Today's Young Adults

Writing with the belief that students will have a better chance of becomming life long readers if they have choices and enjoy what they read this work offers an introduction to young adult literature framed within literary historical and social contexts The authors give teachers criteria for evaluating books of all genres


The Time Machine, Junior Classics for young readers

This shortened work is absolutely brilliant for young readers Everything is exemplified to a compact version which doe snot deviate from the main theme of the story


Treasure Island (Classics for Young Adults)

A mysterious seaman hides at a country inn cut throats raid a sleepy English village suddenly young Jim Hawkins becomes the owner of a map leading to a lost tropical island and a fortune in stolen gold Three adventures Jim Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey set out to find the treasure But they trust the one they should most fear Long John Silver Charming brave ruthless murderous Silver fills the squire s ship with pirates And on the desolate fever infested island the quest for gold becomes a deadly war of hide and seek Desperate defenders against merciless killers battling over a cursed treasure won with blood buried with blood sought with blood Incredible wealth that Jim and his friends can only claim


Nothing Is Lost: A Young Adult Novel

Be careful what you wish for br Micky desperately yearns to find her Rock God father Ricky who disappeared before she was born Problem Ricky doesn t even know that she exists no chance he ll be looking for her If that s not enough her best friend since the beginning of school has moved away leaving Micky with no idea where she now fits br br Enter Fin the larger than life new arrival at Southgate High She s everything that Micky thinks she is not ambitious super bright and not afraid of anyone Sharing quirky irreverent humor they quickly become friends br br But friendship with Fin is complicated She s quick to deal out her own brand of rough justice when she sees wrongdoing Girls don t do that Hello social exile br br Fin s precarious home life reaches a tipping point There s trouble at Micky s too Serious trouble And what about Micky s father br br In an explosive confrontation their worlds collide with devastating consequences br br What really happened Who can Micky trust br br Is everything lost br br This book will appeal to teen and young adult readers who enjoy contemporary realistic fiction with a gritty edge It examines friendship family issues and the drama of coming of age Approximately words in length Have a look inside scroll up and try it for free


At First Sight (Love Stories For Young Adults, #32)

Allie Parker is dreading Christmas vacation in Thornhill She d rather stay at her boarding school than go home where she ll have to watch her flaky twin sisters and their superficial friends earn their Ph D s in flirting So when Allie meets cute Ben Harrington on the way there things begin to look up p But Allie s hopes for a winter romance vanish when she discovers that Ben moved from Thornhill last year and is part of her sisters crowd He s a star basketball player who has dated the most popular girls at Thornhill High Allie writes him off There s no way he d be interested in a serious girl like her anyway But the more Allie sees of Ben the less he seems like a typical jock Is there more to Ben than meets the eye p


Get Started in Writing Young Adult Fiction

Practical guidance advice and tips to make your Young Adult Fiction writing stand out and get noticed br br This is an authoritative and engaging introduction to writing young adult fiction for the complete beginner It will help you understand how the genre works the big do s and don t s as well as giving you the inspiration and motivation you actually need to write Written by a leading literary agent who knows what it takes to make it in this market this book will give you the advice and tips you need to stand out An essential book for anyone hoping to emulate the success and addictive qualities that characterize books like The Hunger Games Twilight Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars


SWAB (A Young Adult Science Fiction Dystopian Novel)

Young Adult Dystopian SWAB Scarb are the enemy The enemy The enemy I told myself this over and over They murdered my parents They rape the land and kill humans as if they are the vermin They took Ray I ran water over my face looked at my eyes with their double lenses like two blue lakes one navy one ice The enemy And now I m one of them br br Ray I can almost see his brown eyes and feel the warmth of his touch like a sun warmed towel on my skin Will you still love me now that I m everything you hate br br Seven years ago most of humanity transformed into a mutated species known as scarb With their superior speed protective platted chitin bone structure and deadly barbs they easily slaughter un changed humans Cat and a small pocket of humans have survived But when the scarb capture Cat s boyfriend she is determined to face an entire colony of the ruthless creatures to get him back She quickly discovers she must confront not only her enemy but the strengths and weakness inside her when she becomes scarb herself br br In Swab Heather Choate delivers a captivating combination of suspense romance and self discovery as Cat faces a treacherous world and uncertain future Fresh riveting and rich with surprise this Dystopian series will leave readers hungry for more


It Had to Be You (Love Stories For Young Adults, #10)

Rebecca Lowe s in love The only problem is she s never even met the guy Or has she After weeks of exchanging love letters across the Internet Rebecca s finally going to have a face to face date with her cybercrush at the homecoming dance But when ugh Jordan West is waiting in their secret meeting spot a dumbfounded Rebecca doesn t know what to do Nothing bothers Rebecca more than Jordan s save the world attitude yet no one seems to understand her like he does Will this Mr Wrong turn out to be oh so right


Wacht op mij (Young adult)

Wacht op mij begint drie jaar na Mia s ongeluk Adam en zijn band zijn inmiddels doorgebroken Aan de vooravond van hun wereldtournee is Adam in New York eenzaam en ongelukkig Sommige mensen denken dat roem alles oplost maar Adam kan zijn succes niet aan Om door te kunnen gaan met zijn leven zal hij eerst zijn verleden moeten accepteren


Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism

Today s young adult literature is every bit as complex as the audience it s written for unflinchingly addressing such topics as homosexuality mental illness AIDS and drug abuse In this much expanded revision of his book veteran author Michael Cart shows how the best of contemporary YA lit has evolved to tackle such daunting subjects without resorting to sensationalism He brings his historical survey of this category fully up to date covering its explosive growth in the past decade and advocating that librarians and teachers look beyond romance and horror when advising young adults This survey helps YA librarians who want to freshen up their readers advisory skills teachers who use novels in the classroom and adult services librarians who increasingly find themselves addressing the queries of teen patrons by covering the following Reading habits of today s teens Influence of new technologies and formats New YA lit awards This insightful and often humorous work presents the evolution of YA lit in an appealing way making it equally useful for students of literary studies You ll definitely update your recommended to read lists after a spin through Cart s advisory


Oliver Twist: A Play for Young Audiences

Originally produced by the Goodman Theatre of Chicago this spirited play captures on stage the suspense which is found in the original Dickens story Hailed as thrilling the play follows the adventures of the young orphan Oliver has he encounters all of Dickens memorable characters Treated terribly at the orphanage and feed only gruel Oliver runs away to London only to fall into the clutches of a gang of thieves There is the conjuring Fagin the good hearted Nancy the rascal Dodger and the bullying Bill Sykes Played out against the background of Victorian London the play captures Dickens world brilliantly This adaptation was one of the first written especially for young audiences building on playwright Muriel Browne s desire to bring the classics to young people Published by Classic Youth Plays preserving the best in innovative children and youth theatre including plays that broke new ground pioneering playwrights and plays that have stood the test of time


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Playaway Young Adult)

Here are classic thrillers by a master of suspense The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde explores the split nature of man Dr Jekyll a respectable man transforms into an alter ego named Mr Hyde who carries out all the wickedness Dr Jekyll represses In the body of Mr Hyde Jekyll finds freedom from the bonds of social convention but soon finds himself lured deeper into violence and ultimately murder The second tale Markheim tells of a robber named Markheim who murders a shopkeeper on Christmas day Award winning British narrator Ralph Cosham does justice to these bone chilling tales


Wizard of Oz (Young Reading Level 2)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is more than a story It is a door to the world of wonder and magic It is a new set of childhood friends br br It is a far away place where wishes are granted and dreams become real yet where the heart still yearns for home


The Magician's Nephew (Thorndike Young Adult)

In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia C S Lewis shows us how it all began the glorious birth of the land of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory s peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment they set off on the adventure of a lifetime When they touch Uncle Andrew s magic rings the children are hurtled into the Wood Between the Worlds and soon find they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there


Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"

There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told writes Lena Dunham and it certainly takes guts to share the stories that make up her first book i Not That Kind of Girl i These are stories about getting your butt touched by your boss about friendship and dieting kind of and having two existential crises before the age of Stories about travel both successful and less so and about having the kind of sex where you feel like keeping your sneakers on in case you have to run away during the act Stories about proving yourself to a room of year old men in Hollywood and showing up to an outlandishly high fashion event with the crustiest red nose you ever saw Fearless smart and as heartbreakingly honest as ever i Not That Kind of Girl i establishes Lena Dunham as more than a hugely talented director actress and producer it announces her as a fresh and vibrant new literary voice


Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults

div p p div This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing MI to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context Filled with vivid examples sample dialogues and dos and don ts the book shows how conducting MI from a developmentally informed standpoint can help practitioners quickly build rapport with young patients enhance their motivation to make healthy changes and overcome ambivalence Experts on specific adolescent problems describe MI applications in such key areas as substance abuse smoking sexual risk taking eating disorders and obesity chronic illness management and externalizing and internalizing behavior problems div p p div


Don't Listen to Your Parents: And 20 Other Thoughts for Teens, Young Adults, and People Older Than Young Adults

Andrew Krehbiel was raised to live life with value and meaning His parents taught him how to work hard show respect and have fun Growing up he had it all Except his own path to life He had followed others for too long He saw his college friends without jobs He saw millionaires file for bankruptcy He saw sex as the only measure of social success He saw smart people believe they were failures people who weren t good enough for the world around them And he believed every one of them Until now Take a journey through Andrew Krehbiel s mind as he speaks about religion sex violence sports freedom and many other topics In these essays he explores how to put one s own happiness first how to stop being angry at everything and how to look at the world through a lens of love and forgiveness This book is his truth


A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature

b Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors illustrators and critics in a definitive guide to choosing books for children and nurturing their love of reading b br br A FAMILY OF READERS is the definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children It s divided into four sections br br Reading to Them br Choosing and sharing board books and picture books with babies and very young children br Reading with Them br Launching the new reader with easy readers and chapter books br Reading on Their Own br Exploring what children read and how they read by genre and gender br Leaving Them Alone br Respecting the reading privacy of the young adult br br Roger Sutton knows how and why children read He must as the editor in chief of THE HORN BOOK which since has been America s best source for reviews of books for young readers But for many parents selecting books for their children can make them feel lost Now in this essential resource Roger Sutton and Martha V Parravano executive editor at the magazine offer thoughtful essays that consider how books are read to and then by young people They invite such leading authors and artists as Maurice Sendak Katherine Paterson Margaret Mahy and Jon Scieszka as well as a selection of top critics to add their voices about the genres they know best The result is an indispensable readers companion to everything from wordless board books to the most complex and daring young adult novels